Clair de Lune Espagnol (The Man in the Moon, Moon-struck Matador) (1909) Theatrical Cartoon

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Clair de Lune Espagnol

Clair de Lune Espagnol

English Title: The Man in the Moon

Clair de Lune Espagnol (The Man in the Moon, Moon-struck Matador) (1909) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Gaumont Studios
  • Directed By Etienne Arnaud.
  • Animated By Émil Cohl.
  • Originally Released in Mar, 1909 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 4 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • France  France

Cartoon Summary:

Broken-hearted Pedro leaves a boisterous cafe after a jealous quarrel with his sweetheart and is picked up by a flying machine that takes him to the moon. Pedro and the moon battle, and after Pedro is given a pardon from three stars, he is dropped back to earth...  (more)

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English Titles:

"The Man in the Moon (U.S.A.)," "Moon-struck Matador (United Kingdom)," "Spanish Clair de Lune."

Combination animation and live action; silent film. This is the first use of matte photography to combine live action and animation. Pedro is played by a live actor, while animation changes the moon's facial expressions. A hatchet that Pedro tosses...  (more)

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